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    Jefferson City- Master Pollinator Steward Program (Session 3 of 6)

    When:

    Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:

    330 Commerce Dr, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    Pollinators — such as bees, birds, butterflies, bats and insects — play a crucial role in the production of most fruits and vegetables. They also support healthy ecosystems that clean the air, stabilize soils and support wildlife.
    Studies show that pollinator populations are in decline because of a loss of feeding and nesting habitats, pollution and the misuse of pesticides. Learn how to protect our agricultural economy and food supply with the Master Pollinator Steward program.
    MU Extension specialists and stakeholders in the field developed this unbiased, research-based curriculum, which includes hands-on activities and classroom presentations.

    Session topic:

    Native pollinators ?Mason and other solitary bees Butterflies and moths Fly pollination Reducing pesticide use to benefit pollinators When a beneficial pollinator is also a pest Neonics Citizen science related to pollinators

    Registration:

    Email or call the Cole County Extension Center at coleco@missouri.edu or 573-634-2824 more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    11/1/2019

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $90.00

    Facilitator:

    James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824

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